T. K. Kurien

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TK Kurien
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Residence Bangalore, India
Education Chartered Accountant
Title Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, Wipro Limited.

T K Kurien is an Indian chartered accountant and business executive. Kurien is Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer at Premji Invest, a venture capital company set up by Azim Premji. Prior to that he was the Executive Vice Chairman at Wipro Limited, chaired by Premji.[1] TK was also a member of the Wipro Corporate Executive Council.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Prior to taking over the role as CEO of the IT business in Feb 2011, Kurien was President of Wipro's recently launched Eco Energy business.[citation needed] In June 2008, he took on the responsibility of heading Wipro's Consulting arm, WCS (Wipro Consulting Services), and spearheaded its growth, establishing it as a distinct offering by Wipro.[citation needed] From 2004 to 2008, TK headed Wipro BPO.[citation needed] In February 2003, he became the Chief Executive of Healthcare & Life Sciences, a new business segment of Wipro Ltd formed in April 2002 to address the market opportunities in Healthcare and Life Science IT.[citation needed] In his early years at Wipro, Kurien started the Telecom Internet Service Provider business.[citation needed]

Before joining Wipro, Kurien served as the CEO of GE X Ray from October 1997 to January 2000 and prior to that was the CFO of GE Medical Systems (South Asias).[citation needed] TK now is the Chief Investment Offìcer at Premji Invest.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Kurien studied at the Hyderabad Public School.[citation needed]

Kurien is a chartered accountant by qualification, being a member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).[citation needed]

He spends his spare time reading books on history and strategy.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "T K Kurien to lead Wipro's IT Business". Wipro Ltd. 2011-01-21.
  2. ^ http://www.wipro.com/about-Wipro/Wipro-leadership-team/T-K-Kurien.aspx

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